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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Catherine Elizabeth Stewart
Center for Agricultural Resources Research (CARR)
Research Soil Scientist
catherine.stewart@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (970) 492-7270
Room S-100
2150 CENTRE AVENUE
SUITE 100
FORT COLLINS, CO, 80526

Projects
Management Practices to Mitigate Global Climate Change, Enhance Bioenergy Production, Increase Soil-C Stocks, and Sustain Soil Productivity and Water Quality
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427990

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Switchgrass ecotypes alter microbial contribution to deep-soil C - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roosendaal, D.L., Stewart, C.E., Denef, K., Follett, R., Pruessner, E.G., Comas, L.H., Varvel, G.E., Saathoff, A., Palmer, N.A., Sarath, G., Jin, V.L., Schmer, M.R., Madhavan, S. 2016. Switchgrass ecotypes alter microbial contribution to deep-soil C. SOIL 2, 185–197. doi:10.5194/soil-2-185-2016.
Nitrous oxide and methane fluxes from cattle excrement on C3 pasture and C4-dominated shortgrass steppe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, K.L., Del Grosso, S.J., Derner, J.D., Follett, R., Archibeque, S., Stewart, C.E., Paustian, K. 2016. Nitrous oxide and methane fluxes from cattle excrement on C3 pasture and C4-dominated shortgrass steppe. Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment. Vol 225: 104–115, doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2016.03.026.
Manure and Inorganic N Affect Ammonia and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Irrigated Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, A., Del Grosso, S.J., Stewart, C.E. 2016. Manure and Inorganic N Affect Ammonia and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Irrigated Corn. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45: 906–914, doi:10.2134/jeq2015.08.0426.
N fertilizer and harvest impacts on bioenergy crop contributions to SOC - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, C.E., Follett, R., Pruessner, E.G., Varvel, G.E., Vogel, K., Mitchell, R. 2016. N fertilizer and harvest impacts on bioenergy crop contributions to SOC. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12326.
Manure and Inorganic N Affect Irrigated Corn Yields and Soil Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, A., Stewart, C.E., Del Grosso, S.J. 2015. Manure and Inorganic N Affect Irrigated Corn Yields and Soil Properties. Agronomy Journal. 108:519-531. doi:10.2134/agronj2015.0402.
GIBBs: A new soil biology index to quantify beneficial bacteria in the soil - (Abstract Only) - (01-Sep-15)
Controls and dynamics of biochar decay and soil microbial abundance, carbon use efficiency during long-term biochar-amended soil incubations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, X., Denef, K., Stewart, C.E., Cotrufo, M. 0201. Controls and dynamics of biochar decay and soil microbial abundance, carbon use efficiency during long-term biochar-amended soil incubations. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 52:1–14. doi: 10.1007/s00374-015-1047-7.
Twelve years of stover removal increases soil erosion potential without impacting yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, V.L., Schmer, M.R., Wienhold, B.J., Stewart, C.E., Varvel, G.E., Sindelar, A.J., Follett, R.F., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2015. Twelve years of stover removal increases soil erosion potential without impacting yield. Soil Science Society of America Journal. DOI: 10.2136/SSSAJ2015.02.0053.
Stover removal affects no-till irrigated corn yields, soil C and N Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, A.D., Stewart, C.E. 2015. Stover removal affects no-till irrigated corn yields, soil C and N. Agronomy Journal. 107:1504–1512.
Lignin biochemistry and soil N determine crop residue decomposition and soil priming Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, C.E., Moturi, P., Follett, R.F., Halvorson, A.D. 2015. Lignin biochemistry and soil N determine crop residue decomposition and soil priming. Biogeochemistry. 123:335-351. DOI:10.1007.s10533-015-0101.8..
Biochar: Is it a sustainable solution to dry land agriculture, forest soil reclamation and greenhouse gas mitigation? - (Abstract Only) - (03-Nov-14)
Great Plains climate and land-use effects on soil organic carbon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, R.F., Stewart, C.E., Pruessner, E.G., Kimble, J. 2015. Great Plains climate and land-use effects on soil organic carbon. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 79:261-271.
Switchgrass cultivars alter microbial contribution to deep soil C - (Abstract Only) - (14-Mar-14)
Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rain-fed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: implications for soil quality - (Proceedings)
Stewart, C.E., Follett, R.F., Pruessner, E.G., Varvel, G.E., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2014. Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rain-fed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: implications for soil quality. Proceedings Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference. 1-4.
Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rain-fed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: Implications for soil quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, C.E., Follett, R.F., Pruessner, E.G., Varvel, G.E., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2015. Nitrogen and harvest treatment effects on soil properties under non-irrigated switchgrass and maize after 9 years: implications for soil quality . Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 7,288-301. DOI:10.1111/gcbb.12142.
Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rain-fed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: implications for soil quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Sep-13)
Biochar addition rate controls soil microbial abundance and activity in temperate soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gomez, J., Denef, K., Stewart, C.E., Zheng, J., Cotrufo, M. 2014. Biochar addition rate controls soil microbial abundance and activity in temperate soils. European Journal of Soil Science. 65:28-39.
Switchgrass cultivars alter microbial contribution to deep soil C in Nebraska - (Abstract Only) - (16-Aug-13)
Design and operation of a continuous 13C and 15N labeling chamber for uniform or differential, metabolic and structural, plant tissue isotope labeling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soong, J., Reuss, D., Pinney, C., Boyack, T., Haddix, M., Stewart, C.E., Cotrufo, M. 2014. Design and operation of a continuous 13C and 15N labeling chamber for uniform or differential, metabolic and structural, plant tissue isotope labeling. Journal of Visualized Experiments. doi:10.3791/51117.
Co-generated fast pyrolysis biochar mitigates green-house gas emissions and increases carbon sequestration in temperate soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, C.E., Zheng, J., Botte, J., Cotrufo, M. 2013. Co-generated fast pyrolysis biochar mitigates green-house gas emissions and increases carbon sequestration in temperate soils. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 5:153-164.
Challenges and opportunities for mitigating nitrous oxide emissions from fertilized cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Venterea, R.T., Halvorson, A.D., Kitchen, N.R., Liebig, M.A., Cavigelli, M.A., Del Grosso, S.J., Motavalli, P.P., Nelson, K.A., Spokas, K.A., Singh, B.P., Stewart, C.E., Ranaivoson, A., Strock, J., Collins, H.P. 2012. Challenges and opportunities for mitigating nitrous oxide emissions from fertilized cropping systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10(10)562-570.
Biochar and N fertilizer alters soil N dynamics and greenhouse gas fluxes from two temperate soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, J., Stewart, C.E., Cotrufo, M. 2012. Biochar and N fertilizer alters soil N dynamics and greenhouse gas fluxes from two temperate soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41:1361-1370.
Effects of Climate Change on soil carbon and nitrogen storage in the US Great Plains. Special Issue "Mitigation of Climate Change" - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, R.F., Stewart, C.E., Pruessner, E.G., Kimble, J. 2012. Effects of Climate Change on soil carbon and nitrogen storage in the US Great Plains. Special Issue "Mitigation of Climate Change". Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 12:115-125.
Impact of biosolids and tillage on soil organic matter fractions: Implications of carbon saturation for conservation management in the Virginia Coastal Plain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, C.E., Follett, R.F., Wallace, J., Pruessner, E.G. 2012. Impact of biosolids and tillage on soil organic matter fractions: Implications of carbon saturation for conservation management in the Virginia Coastal Plain. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76:1257-1267.
Qualitative analysis of volatile organic compounds on biochar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spokas, K.A., Novak, J.M., Stewart, C.E., Cantrell, K.B., Uchimiya, S.M., Dusaire, M.G., Ro, K.S. 2011. Qualitative analysis of volatile organic compounds on biochar. Chemosphere. 85(5):869-882.
Evaluation of angiosperm and fern contributions to soil organic matter using two methods of pyrolysis-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, C.E. 2011. Evaluation of angiosperm and fern contributions to soil organic matter using two methods of pyrolysis-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Plant and Soil. 351:31-46.
Vegetation effects on soil organic matter chemistry of aggregate fractions in a Hawaiian forest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, C.E., Neff, J., Amatangelo, K., Vitousek, P. 2011. Vegetation effects on soil organic matter chemistry of aggregate fractions in a Hawaiian forest. Ecosystems. 14: 382-397.
Last Modified: 7/29/2016